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snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. from nbc news this is a special new year's day edition of "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. happy new year. it's booze day tuesday, january 1st, 2013. sounds just weird just coming off your tongue. >> yeah. get ready to write it on your checks and it's a whole new year. >> you ready for it, hoda? >> i think i'm ready. i'm glad 2012 is in the rear-view mirror. >> 2012 was tough in a lot of ways. it was a tough year for a lot of people.
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>> i think we should start 2013 off with a national bloody mary. >> also today is national bloody mary day. all right? this is serious. pay attention. we don't know why, but it has something to do with the people at mrs. t, or whatever their name is. people buy these holidays, i think. >> i don't care. i'm all for that. >> hopefully you're not suffering this morning. what did you do last night, hoda? >> i was wild and crazy. me and my sister did head rolls. we really had everyone going. >> frank and bambino and i did too. even all you young people out there, you think you've got it great, you don't. you think you've got it great because you're off and doing stuff. you have no idea how great it gets when you are old. >> sitting in your jammies. >> it's so bad. >> the thing about new year's is the anticipation and the with windup is always so much better than the actual event. >> it's a disappointment. >> a lot of times i get dressed -- this happened one
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year. i got all dressed. i decided to go out, and as it got close to the time we were supposed to go out, i had my hair done and makeup, i was done. the night was over. i didn't want -- i thought i would rather watch movies. eat popcorn hang out. >> this is a woman who regardless of how she looks, like she's ready to hang from a chandelier, in real life this woman would put on her -- >> pj's. any day. >> she would rather sit there and have her snacks and watch a movie. like "love actually." >> actually, i have to tell you, i'm telling you, i'm getting more and more like that. >> old age. it happens. >> i just want to point out that one sunday ago i didn't get out of my pajamas the whole day. like, in the jammies. woke up, stayed in them, showered between so i didn't feel gross, and then back in -- >> you need a day like that every once in a while. >> did you make your -- we talked about the new year's resolutions. >> i make the same one every year so it's easy to remember. mine is to get organized. >> i know. >> always. >> hasn't worked yet. >> not going to work.
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>> i'm not going to say no to sweets because that's stupid, but i have such a terrible sweet tooth, that i would love would love to have ls sweets. >> that is not appealing to you right there? >> it's very appeang, and i can -- here's the trouble with me. i can either go cold turkey, or i gorge. i don't have an in between gear. it is all or nothing. what about your resolutions, miss thang? what? we have one. it's going to be coming up soon. >> one of my resolutions? >> we're going to have to not do that. >> that's right. that's right. that's just for here at the show. that's right. hoda and i happen to be on the cover of a national magazine that is out very, very soon. perhaps out now. shall be nameless, "ladies home jourl." they said they would put us on the cover if -- >> big if. >> if we would refrain from drinking alcohol. >> is this the first? does it count? >> not yet. >> not yet. until we actually have the magazine on the desk. >> it doesn't kick in until then. >> apparently there are 22
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things in life that are better than sex. >> we're going to decide whether we agree. or disagree. this is looking at pinterest, which you are concerned about. >> i look at that every day. >> here are some random ones. 18, sleeping is better than sex. agreed. >> sleeping alone. >> oh, sleeping alone is better than sex. see, i -- see, do i agree? i would agree except for -- i don't know. i just kind of say agree. did you just write an a? that's lazy. that's lazy. the next one. the moment you realize you didn't lose your wallet or your cell phone. now, that's definitely better. >> agree. >> agree. okay. here we go. snuggling and talking, at least for women. . yes. >> i'm doing checks now because it's too long to write out agree.
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>> okay. >> crab legs with butter or steak with butter or anything with butter. >> yes. >> sex is really down on the list. >> you don't -- >> you don't have to shave your legs for. >> i say yes. >> you say no. that's your one no. >> finally, the number one according to pinterest and the other is a cup of coffee. a good cup of coffee is better than sex. that i'm going to say no to. that's my no. >> no. you can always have coffee after. i thought it through. now, i love the new year's traditions. look at us cleaning up. that's why god made jerry. what are we doing here? in california people decorate carriages with flowers during the tournament of roses parade in order to celebrate the ripening of the orange crop. >> what is this topic? >> this is what people do, new year's traditions. the dutch eat donuts. so does every cop in america. because they believe it will give them a good fortune.
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>> and me. >> so does everybody. >> everybody. >> all right. they got to have a place to go to get warm. >> what else? >> you thought you could affect the luck you'd have throughout the coming year by what you do or don't eat on the first day of the year. hmm. >> okay. the old saying is eat peas on new year's day to have plenty of everything the rest of the year. >> i don't know anybody that eats peas. >> i like peas. >> i like peas too, but -- >> don't knock peas. >> i'm not knocking them. i wasn't knocking policemen either. they have a right to have a donut if they want to have one. >> please stop saying that. >> look at the mess you made. >> cleaning. we have time for your new year's resolutions. we told you ours, but not until the magazine is on the table. >> while half of us make them, guess how many people -- >> only 8% keep them. . we sent sara haines out on the streets to find out what bad habits people resolve to stop. >> you make new year's resolutions? >> yes.
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>> do you have one for 2013? >> yes. >> what is it? >> to stop shopping. but i just left -- >> did we not intercept you coming out of the store? >> yes, you did. >> like 15 days left to do this. >> exactly. >> will you keep it? >> no, probably not. >> what's your number one resolution for 2013 that you won't keep? >> that i won't keep? probably is stop smoking. >> go to bed earlier. >> back to the gym. >> staying off electronics. >> so pretty much you are going to be completely consumed next year. >> not completely. >> close to completely. >> not even close. well, close, but not that close. >> she's adorable. >> sara, did you find most people try? they make them and try? what's your reaction to it? >> not really. i was a little surprised. people said tops, they make it a week. >> the gym is always so crowded that first week of january, and then it's not anymore. >> normally people at least get -- >> a month.
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>> what's your resolution? >> i always make the resolution to lose weight. never happens. try all year long. then maybe second i would love to start doing, like, a five minute pause in the morning to start my day. >> you could do that. >> maybe you would be a nicer person, sara. you know how you get. what are you going to do in that five-minute pause? >> just, like, meditate and just reflect. >> it makes a huge difference in your life. it really does. try more than five minutes, though. >> i'm going to start small. >> baby steps. >> love you, sweetie. happy new year. >> happy new year. >> here are strange hangover cures. in case you are waking up to a hangover and need a fix, in rome they say you may want to fry -- >> deep fry. don't just fry. >> a canary. don't ask. >> hopefully not your family pet. and then scarf it down. >> what happens in sicily? >> sicily, you know how they are there, they eat dried bull. >> bull what? >> meaning the man parts. what's that supposed to mean? oh, bull balls.
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the assumption being that it restores your virility. >> certainly got rid of the bull. >> all right. in ancient greece -- >> the lord eth and the lord take th away. >> in ancient greece they eat sheep lungs and two owl eggs. >> you can get that at denny's. in mexico try sparkling water, lime, and a lot of salt. call it a drink. >> in puerto rico they say you can rub a slice of lemon in your armpit. i'm not doing it. >> come on, hoda. >> i'm not doing it. >> i'll do it for you because i love you. >> no, no. >> please. >> others say -- it's a joke. anyhoo, others say it's a myth. it's a joke because they're trying to get drunk people to actually do it. okay. all right. should you trust your gut? we'll tell you why that may be a good idea. from boot where i to boot camp.
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>> intuition, a hunch. no matter what you call it, gut sixth sense. no matter what you call it, gut feelings can be a pretty powerful tool when it comes to making important choices in your life. >> is it better to trust your instinct or intellect? dr. carrie peterson is a contributor to "women's health magazine" and dr. janet taylor is a psychiatrist here in new york city. hi, ladies. >> there's something to this, isn't there? the gut instinct. many of us rely on it. but it's not foolproof. >> well, it's not foolproof, but the thing to remember is that even though we say the gut, it's still your brain. so what's happening is focused through your brain, but it's a matter of saying do i need to make a quick decision and not focus on a list and just make the decision. >> sometimes there's like a physical reaction. let's say someone is walking down the street, and you feel spooked, and your gut tells you i'm not -- i shouldn't stay here, i feel uncomfortable, i should cross the street. should you just follow what is going on there? >> you absolutely should. when there's a situation that you feel in danger, pay
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attention to it. the thing is that society has trained us to be polite, so often we ignore those gut feelings. >> why are we rude to one another when we've been trained to be -- >> that's a little different. this is more you don't want to offend someone. you want to make them feel comfortable when you feel very uncomfortable. >> that'part of the whole agenda as well if it's something we've been trained. give them a chance. you don't know who they are. they may be going for a new look. >> if you feel like something is not right, cross that street. you do get physical symptoms. your heart may sweat, your heart may race. there are physical signs. >> sometimes if you -- let's pretend someone has hurt me in the past physically, and i walk down the street and get a bad feeling about someone. i'm used to that, and i'm afraid of more things. sometimes your gut isn't right, is it? >> there's a difference between insight, which is made on those decisions that are in your awareness, you've had a past experience. what we're talking about intuition is something that just
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pops up, and it really brings the unconscious to your awareness, and it gives you an opportunity to make a quick decision. hopefully you'll use your intuition, but we're not talking about if you have lost thousands of dollars doing one thing to keep doing that. you have to pay attention to the past, but be willing to just jump in. >> let's pretend you're at the doctor's office, and you don't feel good, and the doctor says, look, it's in your head, you're fine. inside you keep thinking to yourself i don't feel good. what's -- your gut is telling thaw the doctor is wrong, but he or she is the doctor. >> supposedly the expert. >> physicians may overlook certain symptoms, especially if you are a young and healthy woman simply because they may dismiss your fears as paranoia. male physicians can do that. they can attribute it to depression or pms. nobody knows your body like you do, so if you feel your physician is not paying attention to something that you feel you have a hunch is wrong, get a second opinion. >> people say it's paranoia and not intuition. >> if you're not sure if i'm having truly this gut feeling or being a hypochondriac. try to be in tune to your feelings about it. when it's fear, you have more emotionally-charged emotions.
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when it's intuition, it's oddly impersonal. >> that's interesting. >> not only that, people who rely on their intuition are more adaptable and go with the flow, whereas those who always have the measure the maximizers tend to be per -fictionists, fictionists, and they can be harder on themselves at the end of a decision. >> yeah. sometimes if you are interviewing someone, let's say, for a job, someone can be very charming, and you can say, wow, i'm really taken with them. i like them. your instinct may tell you -- your intuition may tell you they're a good person, but deep down inside you don't know the layers. sometimes you're off. >> this would be a situation where i would recommend using your head over your gut. because someone's personality may lure you in, remind you of a close friend. you may be more inclined to potentially hire them. however you need to look at their work history, recommendation letters and don't be impulsive with the decision.
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>> not saying to not look at manufacturing if you have it in front of you, but sometimes there are times you don't have that information, and it's truly okay to go with what you feel, if with your instinct. >> the times i haven't trusted my gut i've been sorry after. it's there for a reason. >> new year, new you, trust your gut. >> thank you, ladies. >> aren't they pretty? >> they sure are. >> you may want to trust your gut, but i'm not sure you don't want to have one. i don't know what i just said. >> sara is going to show us different ways to feel the burn. oh. right after this. little word ga. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. diarrhea, gas, bloating?
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>> it is time for sara in the city. when our sara haines ventures out of our studio to explore everything new york has to offer. >> this week she was all about fitness for the new year. >> that's right. like they say, new year, new you. i went ahead and tried three different workouts that were, well, new to me. ♪ yo, yo, yo >> now i'm at crunch to work my bootie. no, seriously. the class is called booty. >> what is booty?
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>> it's a fusion of yoga, tribal dance and plyometrics. i designed it after i gave birth to a baby and gained a whole lot of weight. >> you have a baby? >> yeah, i do. >> i did have to do one thing. does it work everything, because you have the fittest abs ever. >> usually when people leave my class they say they worked muscles they didn't know they had. >> i have to mention one thing. i did see a video on-line of this class, and it's very suggestive. >> yeah. >> is this something everyone can do? >> once you're in the class, everyone says they feel their inner goddess warrior come out. >> my inner goddess is petrified right now. ♪ >> just like her. just like her. >> yeah, girl.
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>> you guys all happy back there? >> oh, god. i love this one. >> i've heard so much about barry's boot camp, so this had to be on my list. wish me luck. >> barry's boot camp is an hour-long class. you burn 1,000 calories. you run half the time, you lift half the time, and it's also super fun. kind of feels like a dance party. >> i notice it's a boot camp. are you going to yell at me? >> it's positive reinforcement. >> you ready, runners? >> we're sprinting. >> five, four, three, two -- >> my heart is beating out of my chest. wish i could talk. i can't breathe. that's supposed to be the easy part. >> all the way out. hold your weight all the way up. >> does this feel weird when i
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do it this way? is that all right? >> yeah. >> because i didn't know if i should -- no. >> sara, are you flirting? >> no. >> they don't do the same thing for me. >> put all your weights away. ♪ >> it's all worth that. >> i'm at reebok sports of new york to channel my inner animal with a class called stoked primal. this should be fun. ♪ >> stoked primal is a total body workout. i really wanted to come up with an innovative, creative workout that uses your own body weight so when you're not in a gym and you don't have any equipment around you you can really challenge your body. >> i have a new respect.
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slow down, i don't want to come in last. >> sara, any time you're ready. >> i'm coming. i'm coming. >> are you sweating yet? do you feel it? >> i'm sweating. >> stay low. two inches. two inches. what kind of cat? two inches. >> how are you defining low? >> one more. one more. >> one more. >> i feel if i was motivated by food i would be better. >> oh, gosh. i never would survive in the wild. >> oh, my gosh. >> of all three that was the toughest, the last one? >> yeah. >> this is why i don't keep my new year's resolution, but that last one was probably the hardest and left my body the worst, but the booty was awesome and fun. >> that was the best one? >> not with a camera because there are things you are doing that you think can you see my butt? >> you looked darn good. >> you sure did.
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>> the coolest new gadgets and tech, and you're going to want to have to wear them in the new year. >> and the places you're going to want to go. the must see cities for 2013. >> plus, a holiday classic after your local news. colbial l colbial colbe cailie and gavin degras.
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>> we're back on booze day tuesday with today's tech and the hottest new trends for 2013. >> here with a preview of all the gear and gadgets to make your life easier is founder of, our friend carly noblek. >> hey, carly. >> good to see you, darling. >> to you guys too. thank you. >> thank you. >> we're going to talk about the stuff that's coming in the future. >> the new stuff. >> our first tech trend is just your base user interfaces. what that means is we can see a little example. john is dancing. with the xbox kinect. what this is all about is waving
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and pointing at the screen instead of click and dragging with a mouse. >> what's he doing? it's karaoke? what's happening? >> he's dancing and the little camera there is monitoring all of his actions. he is dancing. the only thing is for navigating a menu, it's a little difficult. still not quite as easy as pushing buttons, but -- >> at least the kids are moving in front of something and not sitting at it. they're getting some exercise, which i think is awesome. >> that is the truth. >> that's cool. >> i actually have something that's coming new for 2013. it's a camera from samsung. i'm actually going to use you, kathy, as a tripod. if you come stand back here -- >> i have been used for worse. >> i am going to use it, and i'm going to use hand motions to take a picture. >> oh. >> you just took your own picture? >> yeah. hang on. i'm going to try one more time. i can actually use it to see how it's zooming in. i'm going to zoom the lens. >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm framing up my picture. one more time. ah. >> yes, it's -- >> it operates with just your base user interface, and that means you can get in the shot.
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normally it works. >> all right. >> our next tech trend is mobile payments. everybody is trying to figure out how to get your mobile phone to be your wallet in a safe and secure way. what we have right now is something that is popping up in some stores called google wallet. this uses a new technology called near field applications. it's not available in all phones. it's limited to the android. it's sort of being slow to catch on. what's coming is this new technology called level up. it's a new app. >> i can see you like. >> i really like it. it's on my phone. now, it knows where you are, so it's going to show me here that i am at the nbc store and then so there is me at the nbc store, and then when i'm ready to pay, i'm just going to wave it in front of this device at my retailer. now it zapped my phone and i paid with my credit card. there's no credit card
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information on the app, so it's very secure. >> nobody can scan it. and steal your i.d. >> that's right. that's right. how fun to be able to do that in other places? >> they're catching on with thousands of retailers already. more and more. available for iphones as well as android. okay. >> my phone won't work on that, though? >> you need to replace it. junker. >> we'll talk. >> our next trend is the internet of things. if you haven't heard this term yet, you'll hear a lot of it. it's basically about how physical objects are being armed with wireless sensors that you can talk to, that talk to app and give you information. i think the example we all know right now is the nike plus that goes in your shoe, tells you where you ran and how far. >> right. >> what's coming, brand new from phillips is a system called hue. these are light bulbs that go into your regular lamp, led light bulbs. they last forever. and you can control them with your device. >> what is going on? >> so check this out. not only can you dim them, but
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you can change their color, and you can set all these different mood settings for them. >> oh, groovy, baby. >> i love it. >> from your ipad. >> that's so cool. >> our last tech trend is wearable tech. the lines are literally being blurred between what is clothing, what is technology. tech is literally being sewn into the fabric of our clothes. this is something that exists right now. it's the contour roam 2 camera that you can strap to your helmet and you get a bird's eye view of what you are doing. what's coming, and this is bra new. it's not available yet. this is a little device called momoto. you put it on the clothing. when it's vertical, it knows that it's on, and it is taking pictures. it's literally giving you a photographic memory. >> you better be careful what you do. >> who you're talking to. >> that's right. >> at the end of the day, you can literally see things that you had forgotten. there's memories that you didn't even really absorb, and it's a way to be reflective, and it's very seamless. there's all kinds of things coming with t-shirts that can read your twitter feed and project it and take pictures of your friends.
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>> you're starting to scare me. i'm nervous, but thank you. >> 2013. >> all right. now that you have tech, we're going to show you where to go. >> the hottest cities to visit in the new year right after this. >> this is so cool. [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually
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afford both trips. see, when really nice hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my four-star hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ >> announcer: save big on car rentals too, from $12.95 a day. a lot of you may have heard about probiotics but may not realize what they can do for your health. we know what it takes to look good on the outside but with 70% of our immune system located in our gut, the core of our health is truly on the inside. that's why i take new trubiotics. it's a daily probiotic that helps in two ways. one helps support digestive health, the other immune health. stay true to your health. new trubiotics. from the makers of one-a-day.
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it is time for today's travel and the coolest must-see cities you'll want to visit in the new year. >> here to explain why is melissa from "traveller magazine." you just returned from south africa. >> busy girl. >> you know, someone has to go. >> part of her job description. >> you'll take us around the world a little bit. amsterdam has a great reputation or a not so great one, depending. >> it's time to go back since your college backpacking days. 2013, it's a time where there will be a lot of milestones for the city. the canal ring will be celebrating 400 years in
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existence. it was built during the golden age. >> still a wonder how they do it. >> it's so beautiful. the van gogh museum is finally reopening in april. you get to see real masterpieces there. the rice museum. it's such a beautiful city. >> it's clean. >> yeah. >> it's bikeable and walkable. you know, it's -- there's really no bad time to go really. >> let's go to the far east, shall we? seoul, korea. >> i mean, love it or leave it. gangnam style has infiltrated all of our lives at some point. it's brought some fresh enthusiasm for the capital of korea, and it's really a good time to go because this is a thriving metropolis. it's vibrant, sprawling, and it's also a very modern city. one of the most wired cities on the planet. it's full of history. their palace and street markets that haven't changed for decades. the food is amazing. i love the food. the food has also made a lot of influence worldwide with chefs right now. if you are going to go do go to gangnam, which is a district
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south of the hahn river. it's like the beverly hills of seoul. there are lots of shops and boutiques and restaurants. 24-hour spas. you have to stay at the park heights seoul there. it's the spot. killer views from the shower. >> wow. >> i like her. >> u.s. cities. nashville is a real hot spot this year. it's where all the young, vibrant, creative types are going. and it's really good for two reasons, food and music. >> food. >> girl has got to eat. food is really fantastic. it's at the center of this new southern cuisine that's becoming very popular. >> i worked there for a year and gained 15 pounds because of everything was deep fried. it's come a long way. >> it's come a long way. you can still get the deep fried. the spicy fried chicken there that we all love and know, and then just on the music side i'm sure that the tradition of the
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grand ole opry and honky tong is still there, and they do it really well. but the music has really evolved, and now you get bluegrass and country. you can get everything there. >> nashville as piqued a lot of people's interest in the city. you picked my favorite city too. new orleans. >> love it. yeah. well, we all love new orleans. no city knows how to have a good time better than new orleans, and it's really bounced back. also three movies with a lot of oscar buzz. "beats of the southern wild" and "django unchained" and "looper" were all filmed there. it's a revitalized city. 2013 is when the super bowl will be hosted in new orleans. that on top of carnival season and mardi gras, which is february 12th, will make it the city to be in new orleans. >> exhausted if you live there. >> funky monkey. >> that's a good one. to our neighbors up north, toronto. >> toronto. this is an overlooked city, but it is a really wonderful and very sophisticated city. it has a thriving performing arts scene. theater is fantastic there and concerts and stuff. it also has some really
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wonderful festivals that are open to the public. the french festival this summer is really fun, and, of course, their film festival in september, it's the largest public film festival in north america. really great. >> they've made it so easy to do it there, and then financially viable. >> financially, yeah. >> it had a bit of a building boom in the past few years, so a lot of new restaurants have opened. david chang has opened his chain in toronto. first outpost out of new york. that's really exciting. a lot of great new hotels. very buzzy place. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> around the world with lisa gill. >> we like that. does your head hurt? are we talking too loud for you? >> yes. >> we have a hangover brunch to help you recover from last nightnight celebration right here. >> good morning to you. i'm meteorologist chris warren with your weather channel forecast and looking across the country today, pretty quiet. there is a stalled-out front in the southeast. will bring a little bit of rain. also a clipper system taking
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shape in the northern plains will bring a little bit of snow. not going to amount to much, but it will help reinforce that cold air. so high temperatures staying below the freezing mark in chicago, over to minneapolis. it's still going to be very cold from kansas city to louisville. and 30s. that's going to be it for you in the northeast. it's going to be a cold day in the northeast as well. that clipper system moving across the great lakes on thursday. still come rain hanging around the southeast. and those temperatures are still going to remain very frigid, three degrees cooler from wednesday to thursday in chicago. now 28 degrees for the high temperature. that is going to be a cold one for you. some of the coldest air of the season. wind chills make it feel even cooler. 50 degrees in atlanta on thursday. very quiet across the country on friday. a few showers possible throughout parts of south texas, new england. might see a few snowshowers. then another system taking shape on saturday. but still not really looking for
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much precipitation with it. mainly just going to see more of that cold air in play. so we are in wintertime now in a big way. at least it's going to feel like it for the northern tier of the country. at least most of the northern tier of the country. getting the northern plains. then on sunday still some showers coming off of the great lakes. so we could see a little bit of snow, parts of pennsylvania, ohio, and new york. temperatures staying cool all the way down. just about to the gulf coast. right along the gulf coast we'll see readings into the 60s. on monday a chance for showers with another system moving into the pacific northwest. but quiet throughout the country. midsection into the northeast and much of the east coast. remember on the weather channel week days starting at 5:30 a.m. eastern you can wake up with al and stephanie. i played a round of in the last five hours? then i read a book while teaching myself how to play guitar; ran ten miles while knitting myself a sweater; jumped out of a plane. finally, i became a ping pong master
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now for today's holiday kitchen, a new year's hangover brunch. did you enjoy a little too much bubbly ringing in 2013? >> not to worry. richard blaine, the chef and
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owner of the spense restaurant in atlanta is here for a pick me up in the morning after. >> you are none the worse for wear. >> i have a 4-year-old and 2-year-old. it was cider and potato chips. >> had you been out like the good old days -- >> had i been out, they say one way is to get rid of a hangover is just keep drinking. >> what do you have? >> take care of that. >> white wine works for you ladies. this is a white wine sangria, or sangria blanco. some winter new year's fruit. we have pears and apples. a little bit of basil. >> because you might be dehydrated. >> this is true. happy new year. >> happy new year. >> thanks, sweetie. >> that's one way to get rid of a hangover. you need to soak up some of that alcohol, right? >> you need some starch. is that what it is? >> starch, fried foods. people say that. we're talking about potato chips because this is also left over from my kitchen from yesterday because that's the type of party we had. chips and dip. potato chips are fried. they have that starch to soak up the alcohol. it's brunch.
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the next day we're going to do an omelet. we're doing a potato chip omelet. about a dozen eggs. we're going to mixup our eggs in here. a cup of parmesan. parsley we're going to throw in there. white cheddar, we're going to throw in there, and a little bit of milk or cream. >> that looks like heavy cream, doesn't it? >> it could be milk, though. >> if you want to -- you kind of need the calories the day after, right? i think. then all of the potato chips. >> what? >> throw them in there. >> are you kidding? >> listen, this is going to soak for, like, 30 minutes to an hour, and then we're going to start cooking. >> we're going to make ours? >> kath, get your own. >> like every good executive, i do very little work. we're going to throw butter into each pan here. >> hoda. >> we're good. we're good. don't worry. a little bit of butter in there, and then we have our potato chip omelet measured out. right into the pan. it's measured out. how easy could this be, right?
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this is just whipping up eggs, a bag of potato chips left over from last night's party. >> yep. >> we're going to start our omelet right here. you want to press it down. >> press it. >> make it easy for the flip. >> oh, you're flipping it? >> we're going to flip it? >> we're going to flip it. >> brilliant. >> not yet. >> but i want to do it right now. >> let it cook. head back here for a little bit closer. >> i see. now -- look how good you are. >> you can see the eggs have started to set. this is the moment. i'm supposed to be a professional, but i'm a little worried about the -- i don't know who is going to succeed here. you ready to go? >> on three. ready? >> i'm scared. >> one, two, three. >> oh. >> oh, i'm sorry. here we go. successful flips. if you flip like that successfully, it's going to be a prosperous year. >> it better be. >> i can't believe that. >> look how beautiful it looks. >> this is, right? look how beautiful.
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that's the potato chip omelet right there. you see the layers of the potato chips. you have your fried food, and then also for the kids this is if are you entertaining for brunch. french toast on a stick, right? you have maple syrup right there. you are entertaining. you are watching some of the football games perhaps. that's a neat way to sort of entertain for your sunday brunch. >> oh, my gosh. >> that is so great. >> okay. >> food is awesome. that's really good. i can't believe i flipped that. colbie caillet and gavin degraw are going to sing a headline day classic. ♪ baby it's cold outside is. >> but first this is "today" on nbc. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms
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>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> grammy award-winning songwriter colbie caillat is out with "christmas in the sand." today she's singing "baby it's cold outside" with singer gavin degraw. we want to wish everybody a happy new year and god bless. bye-bye. ♪ ♪ i really can't stay ♪ baby, it's cold outside ♪ i've got to go away ♪ baby, it's cold outside ♪ you're very nice ♪ i'm hoping that that you drop in ♪ i'll hold your hands they're
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just like ice ♪ my father will be pacing the floor ♪ ♪ i better scooty ♪ maybe just a half a drink more ♪ ♪ the neighbors might see ♪ baby, it's bad out there ♪ what's in this drink ♪ no cabs to be had out there ♪ i wish i knew how to break the spell ♪ ♪ i'll take your hat your wrap as well ♪ ♪ i ought to say no no no sir at least we can say that i tried i really can't stay ♪ ♪ baby, it's cold outside ♪ but it's cold outside ♪ i really must go ♪ baby, it's cold outside ♪ the answer is no ♪ darling, it's cold outside ♪ welcomed me in where it's nice and warm ♪ ♪ look out the window at that storm ♪
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♪ my sister will be suspicious ♪ maybe just a half a drink more ♪ ♪ i've got to go home ♪ baby, you'll freeze out there ♪ ♪ lend me your coat ♪ it's up to your knees out there ♪ ♪ you've really been grand ♪ when you touch my hand ♪ how can you do this thing to me ♪ ♪ i've got to be up tomorrow ♪ think of my lifelong sorrow ♪ at least there will be plenty of time ♪ ♪ i really can't stay ♪ oh, no ♪ but it's cold outside ♪ ah, but it's cold outside ♪


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